Eleven Years’ Experience with Lasers in Neurosurgery
On 28 July 1976 HEPPNER removed a cerebral glioma for the first time (1) using a CO2 laser, after ASCHER had finished extensive biophysical studies into the properties of this new medium (2) This date marks the beginning of laser technique as a routine method in neurosurgery.
KeywordsArgon Migraine Adenoma Meningioma Astrocytoma
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